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MARTIN PREST PERFORMS A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2017)

martin prest christmas carolA CHRISTMAS CAROL ADAPTED BY MARTIN PREST (2017) – Balladeer’s Blog’s ELEVENTH Annual Christmas Carol-A-Thon continues with this look at British actor and producer Martin Prest’s one-man performance of the tale. As the poster says, it’s “spellingbinding” … (?)

This video presentation runs just 57 minutes so obviously it is a heavily truncated version of A Christmas Carol.

Prest, like Patrick Stewart and others before him, acts out all the characters himself on stage. A succession of backdrops and some lighting adjustments are the only help his one-man show receives. Prest’s voicework isn’t as varied as some other performers but he makes up for a lot of that with his facial expressions. Continue reading

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